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Zero emission design concept for Handymax bulker unveiled

Fukuoka, Japan – As part of an ongoing zero emission ship design project, Eco Marine Power today released details of a new Handymax bulker that incorporates a range of renewable energy solutions, energy saving devices, electric propulsion and fuel cells. This ship design concept is known as the Aquarius Eco Handymax II and all the

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Viking Octantis launches Port of Québec 2022 cruise season

Québec City – The Port of Québec launched on April 26 the 2022 international cruise season with the arrival of the Viking Octantis operated by Viking Cruises at the Ross Gaudreault Cruise Terminal, in the presence of Ms. Catherine Vallières-Roland, Acting Mayor of Québec City, Chief Carlo Gros-Louis of the Huron-Wendat Nation, and Mr. Robert

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Two ships launch Halifax 2022 cruise season 

The Port of Halifax 2022 cruise season is off and running, following a two-year interruption caused the global COVID-19 pandemic.  “Seeing those cruise ships dock in Halifax for the first time in over two years was really exciting for all of us,” Lane Farguson, Director of Marketing and Communications, told Maritime Magazine. “It’s nice to

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SeaPort Manatee and Logistec USA welcome two new eco-efficient mobile cranes

Palmetto, Florida – SeaPort Manatee and terminal operator LOGISTEC USA Inc., a subsidiary of LOGISTEC Corporation (“LOGISTEC”), are further enhancing cargo-handling capabilities with the addition of two new eco-efficient mobile harbor cranes at the thriving Florida Gulf Coast trade gateway. The pair of Konecranes Gottwald Generation 6 cranes arrived at SeaPort Manatee on April 22

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Davie joins new green innovation ecosystem in Québec

Lévis, QC — Davie Shipbuilding (Davie) announced today that it is now a member of the Centre for Innovation, Industrialisation and Inclusion of Alternative Energies and Green Metallurgy (Ci3EM). Ci3EM is a Québec-based innovation ecosystem established to promote and accelerate innovative projects in the field of green metallurgy and alternative energy. Ci3EM will directly contribute

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CP and Hapag-Lloyd add call into Port Saint John

Canadian Pacific  and Hapag-Lloyd AG today announced an additional call into Port Saint John, N.B., via a seasonal extra loader in another step forward for the growing Atlantic Canada port. This additional call follows their inaugural service call into Port Saint John in May 2021, connecting via CP rail service to inland markets in Canada and the United States. “We are thrilled

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Biden announces banning of Russian vessels from U.S ports

The United States has banned Russian-linked vessels from its ports, joining Canada, the European Union and the UK in adding a maritime trade dimension to a series of economic measures in response to the invasion of Ukraine. President Biden indicated Thursday that “no ship, no ship that sails under the Russian flag or that is

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Port of Montreal joins UN Global Impact

Today, on Earth Day, the Montreal Port Authority (MPA) is proud to announce that it has joined the United Nations Global Compact, a global initiative focused on developing, implementing and promoting good corporate sustainability practices.   Launched in 2000, the UN Global Compact is a call to companies around the world to address global challenges and

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